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With Note So True ...

Song Thrush; old English throstle, singing his heart out among gorse bushes.

Photography

DANCE OF LIFE

Putnam Point, Klamath Falls.  Two of our four-birder group had never seen dancing grebes before this day.  this ancient ritual always begins with some sedate bowing and curtsies among the pair, or even with three birds in some cases.All my photos today were of active Clark’s Grebes. 114 more words

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Cuckoo!

On 15 April I tweeted that I had heard the first cuckoo of the Plaxtol year. As each spring comes around, this moment always reminds me of a short newspaper piece I found a few years ago, dating from 1904. 292 more words

Birds

Beatboxing birdsongs of New York

SUMMARY: In these fascinating videos, we see how one man’s quest to merge two passions — bird watching and beatbox music – has created an experimental new form of music… 282 more words

Video

SPRING MUSIC IN A CATTAIL MARSH

Is there a better, more emblematic vocalist than the Red-winged Blackbird of America?  Surely our marshes are unique in their soundscape as this species is not found elsewhere and there is no equivalent anywhere in the Old World where marshes are quiet, glum places for listeners. 69 more words

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Forget The Past

“Forget the past”, he said,
“The past is gone”.
But each new day is Past,
And part of Past, when it is done.

And every morning as it comes… 98 more words

Thoughts

The things you see on a walk...

I’ve always believed that walking is equally beneficial to your mind, body and indeed your soul.

Physical benefits – heart, lung and muscle work- surely we all know about those. 316 more words

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